Smorgasbord Short Stories – What’s in a Name? – Alexander – Defender of Men by Sally Cronin


A beautiful short story from Sally Cronin- a gem in the #blogging world!

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

In the summer sale, I gave away several copies of my short story collection free… the reason I write is to be read, and as an indie author, and not tied to Kindle publishing, I can share my stories freely here on the blog. Over the last few months I have been working my way through my books, and now I would like to share the 16 stories in this first volume.

There are names that have been passed down through thousands of years which have powerful and deep-rooted meaning to their bearers. Other names have been adopted from other languages, cultures and from the big screen. They all have one thing in common. They are with us from birth until the grave and they are how we are known to everyone that we meet.

Alexander – Defender of Men

When Joyce Briggs was sixteen years old, her boyfriend at…

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